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A Footballer Fined

Aug 20, 2008, 4:19 AM | Article By: By Abdou Rahman Sallah

The Central River Region travelling Magistrate Amadou Baldeh recently convicted and sentenced one Lamin Fadara a renowned footballer in Janjangbureh to 12 months imprisonment or in the alternative to pay a fine of D10,000.

Mr Fadara was being found guilt on charges of house breaking and stealing. He was said to have broken into the house of one Lamin Camara, a teacher at Janjangbureh upper BasicSchool, and stolen mobile phones valued at D40,000 and cash of D11,000.

In passing his sentence the presiding magistrate stated that since the convict had admitted opening and entered the complainants house the court had found him guilty of the offence charged and sentenced him accordingly.